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Address: Penang Rd | Chowrasta Rd, Penang Island, Malaysia

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Shopping For Local Produce

This is the place to go to when you are hunting for local products. The Bazaar is located along Penang Road. It is an interesting place to roam around but do be careful when you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 May 2016
Pak Soon L
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Singapore, null, Singapore

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one large market all selling the same items of T Shirts, clothes, scarves, hats, sunglasses. A few stalls selling cakes and sweet treats but nothing else. Ok if you require any of these items as they are cheap and cheaper than the night market in Batu Ferringhi. Bus stop straight outside for either hop on hop off or... More 

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Thank Kep70
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

i was last in the bazaar last october 15 its a wonderful place to eat and the shopping is good as well, as my friends are from penang they know i like to go there, day or evening its great u will enjoy the many kinds of food that that u can get and the prices are ok .

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Thank John H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Currently Chowrastra market is under repair..under major renovation...side stalls still operating by the roadsides in the mornings...included of shops selling sundries..or hawker food stalls... but at night.. one side of night stalls services hungry stomachs while the other half closes....right in front of police headquaters contigent (IPK)...

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Thank safwanlim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This bazaar along Penang Road sells local products, clothing, t-shirts, cheap bags and shoes as well as souvenirs. There are also some stalls selling fresh and preserved fruits, durian cakes and cookies. A good place to browse and shop for cheap bargains.

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Thank nellielim
Singapore, null, Singapore
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388 reviews
114 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is the place to go to when you are hunting for local products. The Bazaar is located along Penang Road. It is an interesting place to roam around but do be careful when you shop as some stalls sell cheap but low quality goods. Better to have a local friend with you - he/she will be a good guide.

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Thank Pak Soon L
Penang Island, Malaysia
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

It is hot, stuffy, filled with rows and rows of stalls selling t-shirts, traditional clothes, coffee stalls inter-spaced here and there, stalls are very hemmed-in BUT I LOVE IT. I LOVE the place because all the shop keepers are so friendly and helpful. And, if you do not want to buy anything, nobody shows a sour face. In Thailand, on... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

The Penang Bazaar building is a huge gloomy barn, with row after row of stalls, some shuttered, but the open stalls sell mostly cheap clothes. At the side row of the Bazaar, hawker stalls can be found. I could not detect much special in this building, so we were outside again in Penang Road rather quickly.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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641 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

it is located along Penang Road and is right infront of Mydin Supermarket. They sell mostly local stuff's like medicine, titbits, clothings. cheap goods. caters more for the locals. nothing much. it is not an attraction rather a small bazzar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Awesome place to bring guest to see the real pasar malam not the touristy one .but make sure you go on a half full stomach because there Is loads of food to try

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Komtar in Georgetown used to be run down but is now on the up and up - it has some good store and the department store (sorry I have forgotten the name) has some good cheap cloths plus the other store ar slowly coming back to Komtar. At 65 stories take a trip to the top floor for a fantastic... More 

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